Melania Trump to Anti-drug Group: ‘Recovery is Possible’

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07 February 2019, 21:43

M.News

Melania Trump, addressing an anti-drug conference, says recovery is possible, VOA News reports.

The first lady traveled to Maryland on Thursday to address the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of Americas annual youth leadership forum. Her signature Be Best campaign focuses on a number of issues, including the opioid crisis.

Mrs. Trump spoke about a former opioid and substance abuse addict who joined her for Tuesdays State of the Union address.

The first lady says Ashley Evans received treatment at an Ohio facility, has been in recovery for over a year and looks forward to being reunited with her daughter.

Mrs. Trump says Evans story shows recovery is possible and that community programs can help make a difference.

The first lady was also visiting the Office of National Drug Control Policy for a briefing.

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